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Learn to ski in Bansko over 3 days with pass, equipment, lessons, accommodation & airport transfers

Overview
Location
Accommodation
Getting There

This all-in ski package includes ski pass, ski equipment hire, 12hrs of lessons over 3 days and ski shuttle to the slopes. As well as this you will stay in the 3* Hotel Mura or similar with breakfast included. Return Sofia airport transfers are also part of the package

Highlights

  • Learn to ski in Bansko with ski pass, ski hire and lessons included in this short break!
  • Take in the nightlife with each hotel's "Mehana" or tavern open late.
  • Return airport transfers and ski shuttles take away much of the planning that comes with ski holidays.

Included

  • Accommodation in 3* Hotel Mura or similar
  • Bed & breakfast basis
  • 3-day ski equipment hire
  • 3-day ski pass
  • Ski lessons (3 x 4hrs)
  • Return Sofia Airport transfers
  • Ski shuttle
  • Free use of jacuzzi, relaxation room, sauna and steam room

Excluded

  • Meals & beverages - unless otherwise specified
  • Local taxes where applicable
  • Everything else not mentioned above

Please Note

You will be met at the airport and transferred to Bansko - Bulgaria's number 1 ski resort. The transfer time is 2:40 hours. Staying in the 3* Hotel Mura or similar.

Restrictions

Ski school and equipment is provided to children aged 7 and over.

Bansko

More than 70km of marked ski runs and cross-country tracks (longest ski run – 3.5km); altitude of the ski runs: 1100-2560m; main slopes exposure: North

6 chair lifts (five 4-seats and one 3-seat), 1 gondola lift (8-seat); 7 drags and 10 baby drags; The total length of the wire equipment in the resort is 26 kilometers

Mild winters with heavy snowfalls; the best snow record and the longest ski season (15 Dec - 15 May) of all Bulgarian ski resorts; snow cover on slopes normally exceeds 2m in winter

Great variety of accommodations – from guesthouses, cosy family-run pensions and holiday apartments to 5-star hotels
Picturesque scenery in a valley surrounded by Pirin, Rila and Rodopi Mountains

Located in South-West Bulgaria (925m a.s.l.) at the foot of Pirin Mountains National Park, 160km from Sofia (2:45 hrs by car from Sofia airport) and 210km from Plovdiv (3:30hrs by car from Plovdiv Airport)


Skiing facilities

The excellent ski runs comply with the standards of FIS and is located in two main ski-centers – Chalin Valog (The peak’s hollow) (1100-1600 m. a.s.l.) and Shiligarnika (1700-2500 m. a.s.l.). They are situated at approximately 10 km distance away from the town and are easily accessible by the Gondola starting from Bansko. On your way back at the end of the day, it is up to you to decide whether to return by the Gondola or ski down the ski road, which marks Bansko as one of the few resorts in the world to offer this option.

The total length of the pistes is about 70 km (some of them with safety net installations). Several tens of snow cannons maintain the snow coverage to perfect conditions when necessary, making the ski season last longer. A variety of many different inclines and types of snow offer the best opportunities for ski enthusiasts of all levels, from the absolute beginner to the extreme high performer. Some good off-piste riding is available, but local knowledge is essential to avoid the hidden dangers. In addition to on-piste skiing, skiers and snowboarders are welcome to the fun park in the “Platoto” area which offers fans of the extreme winter sports the option to ski over present artificial bumps and jumps as well as to build those on their own.

The ski runs are serviced by a number of chair lifts and drag lifts, all of which are cutting edge Doppelmayer ski lifts, including the 8-man Gondola and the four-chair lift with bubble shields to protect you from harsh weather conditions. Expect no queues for this and the coming seasons for the easy hands-free access to all lifts is secured by SkiData chip-card ski passes that you never need to take out of your pocket, which is still a rare occurrence in many other resorts. There are several monitors broadcasting live the conditions of the upper parts of the lifts, preparing people of the weather expecting them a bit higher in the mountains.

Last but not least, Bansko offers its guests a unique 16-kilometre uninterrupted skiing, starting from Todorka Peak at the highest point of the ski center, all the way to base station of the Gondola lift at the outskirts of town. The last 7 km of the slope are lighted, and the entire facility is equipped with artificial snow machines to ensure a great skiing experience even in warmer conditions.


Food & Nightlife

In recent days, almost every hotel has its own tavern (called "Mehana"), still housing the exceptional charm and style of the local atmosphere by their cuisine and good selection of Bulgarian wines. Bansko boasts more than 100 "Mehanas", most of them offering live music and folklore programs. When it comes to nightlife, few resorts can compare with what Bansko offers. Discos, Karaoke bars and nightclubs work without time limit, and usually close early in the morning.

Daily Excursions

Bansko is of great architectural and historical value being located in the place of a settlement that was inhabited in succession by Thracians, Romans, Byzantines and Slavs; today Bansko has preserved more than 120 cultural and historical monuments. However, for non-skiers Bansko offers a great variety of possible excursions to places of interest nearby:

Rila Monastery – the biggest monastery in Bulgaria and also one of the most remarkable monuments on the Balkan Peninsula. Rila Monastery is UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Melnik – the smallest Bulgarian town, hidden among picturesque sandy pyramids and famous for its architecture and local brands of red wine.
Kovachevitsa – a village with original and unique architecture. Two- and three-storey stone houses built on the basis of the old Bulgarian pre-revival houses, during the second half of XVIII century.
Ognyanovo – a spa resort close to the Greek border with an average temperature of the water + 43C.

Possible additional Activities - additional supplements apply - upon request at hotel
HOT MINERAL BATHS - voted No 1 by guests, a must do in Bansko, this is the best way to recover in hot mineral outdoor swimming pool after a long day on the slopes. Available every day: transport and entrance included.

SKI DOOS - adrenaline off the slopes which will take your breath away. Unforgettable experience NOT TO BE MISSED. Available every day: pick up and drop off included in price.

PUB CRAWL - Mix and mingle, don’t be single! Every Monday for the price of 20 lv you can join our Bansko Party Crew to visit 5 of the top party places in the town and get some free drinks!

AMPHIBIA OFF ROAD ADVENTURE - If you are fans of the extreme adventures, then join us forunforgettable experience on the Canadian vehicle and go where the roads won't get you! Available every day: pick up and drop off included

WINTER ADVETURE ON SNOW SHOES - every day. This is a great opportunity for those who not ski/board or just want to enjoy some scenic places, frozen lakes, peaceful meadows in the wild nature. Get active and spend a wonderful time with experienced mountain guide. A day you would never forget.

Booking for these activities is completed at reception of the hotel, if you want more information then please ask at the reception upon check-in!

3* Hotel Mura or similar

Check-in time is: 14:00, Check-out time is: 10:00

Hotel Mura is one of the brand new hotels in Bansko offering great comfort at very attractive prices. Shuttle buses make sure you get on time to the gondola lift or make your return walk unnecessary when you pick them up on the way back. The hotel is also very close to the best taverns in the city centre and the most vibrant spots of the local nightlife. Hotel Mura has 95 rooms, 3 studios and 2 suits. All rooms are equipped with cable TV, refrigerator, telephone, bathroom and toilet and a terrace. Relax after skiing is ensured by steam bath, sauna and Jacuzzi.

Nearest Airport: Sofia (approx. 2hrs40mins)
Other airports: Plovdiv (approx. 3.5hrs)

By Car
Return Sofia Airport transfers are included in the package.

By Public Transport
Return Sofia Airport transfers are included in the package.

By Private Transfer
Return Sofia Airport transfers are included in the package.

Overview

This all-in ski package includes ski pass, ski equipment hire, 12hrs of lessons over 3 days and ski shuttle to the slopes. As well as this you will stay in the 3* Hotel Mura or similar with breakfast included. Return Sofia airport transfers are also part of the package

Highlights

  • Learn to ski in Bansko with ski pass, ski hire and lessons included in this short break!
  • Take in the nightlife with each hotel's "Mehana" or tavern open late.
  • Return airport transfers and ski shuttles take away much of the planning that comes with ski holidays.

Included

  • Accommodation in 3* Hotel Mura or similar
  • Bed & breakfast basis
  • 3-day ski equipment hire
  • 3-day ski pass
  • Ski lessons (3 x 4hrs)
  • Return Sofia Airport transfers
  • Ski shuttle
  • Free use of jacuzzi, relaxation room, sauna and steam room

Excluded

  • Meals & beverages - unless otherwise specified
  • Local taxes where applicable
  • Everything else not mentioned above

Please Note

You will be met at the airport and transferred to Bansko - Bulgaria's number 1 ski resort. The transfer time is 2:40 hours. Staying in the 3* Hotel Mura or similar.

Restrictions

Ski school and equipment is provided to children aged 7 and over.

Location

Location

Bansko

More than 70km of marked ski runs and cross-country tracks (longest ski run – 3.5km); altitude of the ski runs: 1100-2560m; main slopes exposure: North

6 chair lifts (five 4-seats and one 3-seat), 1 gondola lift (8-seat); 7 drags and 10 baby drags; The total length of the wire equipment in the resort is 26 kilometers

Mild winters with heavy snowfalls; the best snow record and the longest ski season (15 Dec - 15 May) of all Bulgarian ski resorts; snow cover on slopes normally exceeds 2m in winter

Great variety of accommodations – from guesthouses, cosy family-run pensions and holiday apartments to 5-star hotels
Picturesque scenery in a valley surrounded by Pirin, Rila and Rodopi Mountains

Located in South-West Bulgaria (925m a.s.l.) at the foot of Pirin Mountains National Park, 160km from Sofia (2:45 hrs by car from Sofia airport) and 210km from Plovdiv (3:30hrs by car from Plovdiv Airport)


Skiing facilities

The excellent ski runs comply with the standards of FIS and is located in two main ski-centers – Chalin Valog (The peak’s hollow) (1100-1600 m. a.s.l.) and Shiligarnika (1700-2500 m. a.s.l.). They are situated at approximately 10 km distance away from the town and are easily accessible by the Gondola starting from Bansko. On your way back at the end of the day, it is up to you to decide whether to return by the Gondola or ski down the ski road, which marks Bansko as one of the few resorts in the world to offer this option.

The total length of the pistes is about 70 km (some of them with safety net installations). Several tens of snow cannons maintain the snow coverage to perfect conditions when necessary, making the ski season last longer. A variety of many different inclines and types of snow offer the best opportunities for ski enthusiasts of all levels, from the absolute beginner to the extreme high performer. Some good off-piste riding is available, but local knowledge is essential to avoid the hidden dangers. In addition to on-piste skiing, skiers and snowboarders are welcome to the fun park in the “Platoto” area which offers fans of the extreme winter sports the option to ski over present artificial bumps and jumps as well as to build those on their own.

The ski runs are serviced by a number of chair lifts and drag lifts, all of which are cutting edge Doppelmayer ski lifts, including the 8-man Gondola and the four-chair lift with bubble shields to protect you from harsh weather conditions. Expect no queues for this and the coming seasons for the easy hands-free access to all lifts is secured by SkiData chip-card ski passes that you never need to take out of your pocket, which is still a rare occurrence in many other resorts. There are several monitors broadcasting live the conditions of the upper parts of the lifts, preparing people of the weather expecting them a bit higher in the mountains.

Last but not least, Bansko offers its guests a unique 16-kilometre uninterrupted skiing, starting from Todorka Peak at the highest point of the ski center, all the way to base station of the Gondola lift at the outskirts of town. The last 7 km of the slope are lighted, and the entire facility is equipped with artificial snow machines to ensure a great skiing experience even in warmer conditions.


Food & Nightlife

In recent days, almost every hotel has its own tavern (called "Mehana"), still housing the exceptional charm and style of the local atmosphere by their cuisine and good selection of Bulgarian wines. Bansko boasts more than 100 "Mehanas", most of them offering live music and folklore programs. When it comes to nightlife, few resorts can compare with what Bansko offers. Discos, Karaoke bars and nightclubs work without time limit, and usually close early in the morning.

Daily Excursions

Bansko is of great architectural and historical value being located in the place of a settlement that was inhabited in succession by Thracians, Romans, Byzantines and Slavs; today Bansko has preserved more than 120 cultural and historical monuments. However, for non-skiers Bansko offers a great variety of possible excursions to places of interest nearby:

Rila Monastery – the biggest monastery in Bulgaria and also one of the most remarkable monuments on the Balkan Peninsula. Rila Monastery is UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Melnik – the smallest Bulgarian town, hidden among picturesque sandy pyramids and famous for its architecture and local brands of red wine.
Kovachevitsa – a village with original and unique architecture. Two- and three-storey stone houses built on the basis of the old Bulgarian pre-revival houses, during the second half of XVIII century.
Ognyanovo – a spa resort close to the Greek border with an average temperature of the water + 43C.

Possible additional Activities - additional supplements apply - upon request at hotel
HOT MINERAL BATHS - voted No 1 by guests, a must do in Bansko, this is the best way to recover in hot mineral outdoor swimming pool after a long day on the slopes. Available every day: transport and entrance included.

SKI DOOS - adrenaline off the slopes which will take your breath away. Unforgettable experience NOT TO BE MISSED. Available every day: pick up and drop off included in price.

PUB CRAWL - Mix and mingle, don’t be single! Every Monday for the price of 20 lv you can join our Bansko Party Crew to visit 5 of the top party places in the town and get some free drinks!

AMPHIBIA OFF ROAD ADVENTURE - If you are fans of the extreme adventures, then join us forunforgettable experience on the Canadian vehicle and go where the roads won't get you! Available every day: pick up and drop off included

WINTER ADVETURE ON SNOW SHOES - every day. This is a great opportunity for those who not ski/board or just want to enjoy some scenic places, frozen lakes, peaceful meadows in the wild nature. Get active and spend a wonderful time with experienced mountain guide. A day you would never forget.

Booking for these activities is completed at reception of the hotel, if you want more information then please ask at the reception upon check-in!

Accommodation

Accommodation

3* Hotel Mura or similar

Check-in time is: 14:00, Check-out time is: 10:00

Hotel Mura is one of the brand new hotels in Bansko offering great comfort at very attractive prices. Shuttle buses make sure you get on time to the gondola lift or make your return walk unnecessary when you pick them up on the way back. The hotel is also very close to the best taverns in the city centre and the most vibrant spots of the local nightlife. Hotel Mura has 95 rooms, 3 studios and 2 suits. All rooms are equipped with cable TV, refrigerator, telephone, bathroom and toilet and a terrace. Relax after skiing is ensured by steam bath, sauna and Jacuzzi.

Getting There

Getting There

Nearest Airport: Sofia (approx. 2hrs40mins)
Other airports: Plovdiv (approx. 3.5hrs)

By Car
Return Sofia Airport transfers are included in the package.

By Public Transport
Return Sofia Airport transfers are included in the package.

By Private Transfer
Return Sofia Airport transfers are included in the package.

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